1. Forcing tulips - introduction

1. Forcing tulips - introduction

Forcing tulips - module 1:
Tulip as cut flower; Production figures; Sequence of cultivation; Top-10 cultivars

2. Base material

2. Base material

Forcing tulips - module 2: External quality; Internal quality; Bulb size

3. Preparation

3. Preparation

Forcing tulips - module 3: Flower formation; Temperature treatment; Ice tulips; Development scheme;

4. Planting

4. Planting

Forcing tulips - module 4: Planting time; Substrate; Fust types; Planting in trays; Hydroponic forcing;

5. Bringing inside

5. Bringing inside

Forcing tulips - module 5: The chill period; Pre-forcing; Disease control; Forcing under artificial light.

6. Plant care

6. Plant care

Forcing tulips - module 6: Watering; Greenhouse climate; Fertiliser.

7. Harvest

7. Harvest

Forcing tulips - module 7: Harvest time; Mechanisation; Keeping in cold storage; Bunching; Quality regulations; Taking to auction.

8. Pests and diseases

8. Pests and diseases

Forcing tulips - module 8: Recognition of 17 pests and diseases

9. Greenhouse and interior

9. Greenhouse and interior

Forcing tulips - module 9: Greenhouse types; shed greenhouses; covering and interior; watering systems; heating requirements; LED lighting; multi-level growing.

10. Economical aspects of forcing tulips

10. Economical aspects of forcing tulips

Forcing tulips - module 10: Balance calculation; Proceeds; Costs.